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reaction from students. >>> and take a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday, a sink hole -- >> al jazeera america, a new voice in american journalism. introduces america tonight. >> in egypt police fired tear gas -- >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. >> they risk never returning to the united states. >> we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. ♪ >>> welcome back everyone, as president obama tries to ratchet up support for his economic policies he is targeting a key constituency focused on the soaring cost of higher education. david shuster has the report. [ cheers ] >> at the university of buffalo, the president announced ambitious changes to make colleges more affordable and accountable for their costs. >> college has never been more expensive. over t
a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday. a sinkhole swallowed trees and drained the water right out of the bayou. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news the interesting thing will be >>> and take a look at what [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. >>> now we tourn a school shooting near atlanta. authorities have released the tape of a 911 call made during the shooting on tuesday. on the tape a school bookkeeper talks to the man accused of opening fire. you can hear her giving the operator
the winners. >>> all right. michael, thank you very much. >>> a small community deep in louisiana's cajan community is being swallowed by a sinkhole. >> bayou corn is truly a paradise. >> reporter: one year ago the people here began to sense something was wrong. >> you could not walk outside. >> reporter: the smell of natural gas and crude oil was swirling around. the ground was trembling. and it was may 30, 2012, that dennis and wife floeting down the bayou noticed these bubbles coming straight up out of the water. natural gas, and then to the left, 50 feet, down this bio, a sinkhole was forming. what used to be a beautiful marsh was now being sucked into the earth. >> trees were bobbing and then they would just sink. >> reporter: state and federal regulators arrived. assumption parish ordered the evacuation of the residents while officials tried to figure out what was happening. >> to our knowledge this has never happened anywhere in the world. >> houston based texas brian, louisiana says, is responsible. extracting and drilling for salt say they caused the collapse of the earth. and ac
water monster lurking in the louisiana bay bayou. we're kicking off shark week here on "gma" just when you thought it was safe to get in the water. >>> hey, good morning, everybody. we've also got breaking sports news about the fate of superstar alex rodriguez. our colleagues over at espn are reporting that major league baseball will suspend a-rod tomorrow. it's not a lifetime ban, but it is big and ron will have the details on that coming up. >> the league's highest paid player was determined he was coming back to the yankees. >>> also, this is a day of high anxiety for americans in nearly two dozen countries where u.s. embassies completely shut down as a result of a new and credible terror threat from al qaeda. a full report coming up. >>> homeland security also taking steps here in the u.s., as well, this morning. >>> also this morning, we've all seen the famous pictures of the running of the bulls, the am spectacle in pamplona, spain. now, this pageant is coming to the united states and surprisingly not everybody is celebrating. we'll tell you about that. >> yes. >> but we begin wi
to make a coalition. >>> now to a horrifying scene in louisiana. an 8-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing his 87-year-old caregiver after reportedly playing a video game. the case is renewing a fierce debate as to whether the violent games are to claim. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this case really has the potential to steer up a couple of debates, the gun debate as well as how media and particularly video games really effect children. a neighborhood is stunned after investigators say an 8 year old shot and killed his 87-year-old caregiver maurice mothers. >> it is a shock to me as much as everything else. >> reporter: the little boy told sheriff's deputies it was an accident. the sheriff's department said their evidence has led investigators to believe the 8-year-old juvenile intention mrs. smothers in the back of the head as she sat in her living room watching television. the boy was playing the popular video game grand theft auto 4. >> playing during the shooting and still on the television when police arrived cannot be overlooked. can you say it caused him to s
related to the bombings. we'll keep you posted as we hear more. >> some 100 families in a small louisiana town still cannot go home a day after a train derails forcing residents to get to safety. laura is live from our news room with more details on this. >> you know, it's been a scary situation for residents who live within a mile of that derailment. most unable to come even near their homes. the train derailed sunday afternoon near the small community about 60 miles west of baton rouge, louisiana. a union pacific spokesman says there are several cars they are concerned about. one involved in this 27 car derailment was leaking sodium hydroxide which can cause injuries or even death if inhaled or touches the skin. a third car was leaking a flammable liquid. all of those leaks have been plugged up. so far, small air pollution detectors have not picked up anything. three other cars contain flammable liquids that did not leak but they need to have the contents carefully extracted which the teams hope to finish up tonight. one passerby was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries and the t
. >> are those trees moving? keep watching. this is what happened when a sinkhole opened up in louisiana, swallowing a group of trees. the sinkhole originally appeared in the waterway last year, prompting an evacuation. state and federal agencies have been monitoring the situation. the 16-year-old who was kidnapped by a family friend is speaking out for the first time. hannah anderson said she wanted to clarify some things, like the text with her 40-year-old abductor the day she was taken. joe dimaggio killed hannah upon smother an eight-year-old brother in san diego before taking hannah -- hannah's mother and eight-year-old brother before taking hannah captive earlier this month. he was killed in a shootout with the fbi. wanted to thank the amber alert and the sheriffs and the , everyone that put in their time to find me. >> hannah's mother and brother will be buried this weekend. covering the world, leaders are now reacting to the allegations of chemical weapon use on civilians near syria's capital. germany's foreign minister called on the u.n. -- called on those serious government to
: take a look at this video out of louisiana. cameras were rolling just as a sink hole swallowed a group of trees and by you corner. the cinco appeared in this assumption parish waterway last year prompted a mandatory evacuation. since then, state and federal entities have been monitoring it. --bayou co rne. >>darya: up next on the kron4 morning news. former patriot air and hernandez is back in court today. we'll tell you what is expected from the hearing. cut! i have no idea whats's going on. maybe you're the original really big chicken com, with curly fries and a drink for just $3.99. why the cowboyat? you're the barbecue chicken combo with two chicken patties, bacon, cheese, and barbecue sauc you also come with curly fries and a drink for $39. bubbles! i have no idea what's going on. >>mark: new this morning. the lawyer for the man accused of killing a chp officer in a carjacking and las vegas says there's more to the story that has been told so far but he is not elaborating. james r. robert montgomery from tustin california will appear in court today is accused of jumping into an off
was president and it was right before monroe left to go to france to negotiate what became the louisiana purchase. he wrote, monroe has a fine feeling. he cannot stand to be from his wife, so he is taking her with him. that was pretty much their attitude. he was devoted to family, as well. that is really what they wanted to do. if they had their choice of how they would spend their time, it would be with their family. >> this program is interactive. we invite your phone calls. you can reach us at -- let me turn to a facebook poster. "we have heard elizabeth monroe did not like being first lady." >> she did not like the public parts of it. she married james monroe when she was a member of the continental congress. through their entire adult life, he was in one public office or the other. she was very much used to him being a public figure, being the governor of virginia, being abroad as a minister of the united states serving as secretary of state. to go to the white house was not anything that unusual. it was not anything unexpected. people had talked about monroe being president for yea
've had reports that made the news about dogs shot in buffalo, chattanooga, louisiana, police shoot hundreds of dogs in this country every year. the question is should we be providing training about this and how to deal with these dogs? every time you do more training you're talking about more money. but this is not--i'm surprised this particular case has drawn so much attention without seeing the bigger picture. a writer has done a terrific job oon the militarization of the place, disrespecting civil rights. the woman who was arrested for filming the police while standing on the porch of her own home. that's the larger problem. i agree with you and ana, cenk, that the guy was haranguing the cops and behaving in a way that would likely get him in trouble, he had aer right to film what was going on, but the larger question is how often these incidents happen and why? >> cenk: in that case, look, i saw the video. the reason they shot the dog because the dog was jumping towards the cop. it's a rot we'ller. >> i'm not sure they needed to shoot the dog. >> cenk: if i have a rottweiler ju
act and 1965 voting rights act. ahead, we'll focus on a louisiana group heading to the mlk festivities. >> we're going to take a closer look at what brad my manning is asking for and how the military is responding to the request. >> how bad is the leak at the nuclear power plant in japan. >> ryan braun breaks his silence and finally comes clean about being dirty. coming up, in aljazeera sports. conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. my staff has read the entire thing. can congress say the same? hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country t
the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. heading towards louisiana avenue as they make their way towards the lincoln memorial. at least 100,000 people gathering for speeches. we have a little bit of a weather issue. the "today" show's al roker. what have you seen so far? there's a little bit of nervousness about the weather. >> yes, it was raining here earlier. it's been -- it's still sprinkling off and on. we expect it to dry out maybe in the next hour or so. and then there's another area of showers and thunderstorms back through western p.a. and maryland that will probably get in here later this afternoon. probably about the time the president is expecting or thereabouts. it's going to be kind of interesting. right now, sound checks, folks milling about. obviously, as you can imagine, security is very tight here. we went through some of the tightest security i remember coming through events here in washington, even more so than an inaugural. and like i said, people are, though, very -- there's a festive mood here. people are really excited about being here, chuck. >> and i want
the energy information administration and residents in louisiana, idaho, and rhode island are see the biggest sticker shock compared to last year. states like illinois, hawaii, and delaware, had falling prices. >> stock rose for a second day on a report showing the united states economy expanded in the second quarter. >> having kids is expensive and a loose tooth will cost you more. the tooth fairy survey shows children get an average of $3.70 for each tooth this year up 23 percent from the $3 left in 2012 and at this rate, it could be up to $4.40 next year. that is the new york stock exchange with the bloomberg business report. >> many people would rely on bay bridge to get to work or turning to bart and that includes members of our own news team. >> our assignment manager is at a bart station. jim? jim? jim, are you there? he usually comes in from oakland we will find out where he is. >> i am still here, eric. >> jim, what is going on? >> i am at the bart station to catch the 5:20 into san francisco. i was here yesterday morning at this time and i can see there are half as many people here
report 113-187 in the following order, amendment number one by mr. scalise of louisiana, amendment number three by mr. smith ofs missouri, amendment number four by mr. latham of iowa, amendment number six by mr. nadler of new york, amendment of r eight by mr. johnson georgia, amendment by ms. jackson lee of texas, and amendment by ms. moore of wisconsin. the unfinished request is the request for a recorded vote on amendment number one printed in house report 113-187 offered by mr. scalise of louisiana on which the ayes prevailed by voice vote. the clerk will redesignate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number one printed in house report 113-18 , offered by mr. scalise of louisiana. the chair: a recorded vote has been requested. those in support of the request for a recorded vote will rise and be counted. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a 15-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any
... this happened yesterday... b >>> amazing video out of louisiana. check out this group of trees swallowed up by a sinkhole. in a matter of seconds, those large tall trees disappeared under water. yeah. looks unreal, doesn't it? it happened yesterday. the sinkhole appeared last year. the cameras were rolling because crews have been monitoring it. there you go. they were swallowed up. >>> good morning, everyone. the a's hit the road for two series against play-off contenders beating the league's bottom feeders is a -- sure. sure. [ pause ] >> well -- >> had a few technical difficulties. >>> good morning, everybody. the a's -- >> harken, do we hear her? >> we'll get back to kim in just a moment. but we do have the play of the day from major league baseball. by the way, both the a's and giants lost yesterday. new york yankees pitcher david huff rushed after a bunt gloved it to first base for the out. how about that? he just snares it with the old glove. gets the man at first. the yankees went on to beat the blue jays 4-2. that's a nice play. >>> erratic, erratic. it's horrendous out there. >> h
... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. >>> to politics now. louisiana governor bobby jindal says he rejects the kind of talk coming from several republicans that president obama should be impeached. >> stop talking about impeachment. let's go out there and have a legitimate debate and try to appeal obama care. >> obama care got love from katy perry last night. they tweeted back and forth a few times about coverage start up october 1st. the last tweet ended with the president's account writing, thanks for spreading the word, and used the #for her new song, the #roar. >>> the sequester is not hurting terrorism apparently in washington, d.c. year-to-year hotel stays for first week of august is up 9%. smithsonian visits up over the same period last year. finally the first lady was part of the weekend kicking off the 2013 u.s. open telling the kids she makes her girls play tennis because it's a lifelong sport. she used the opportunity to promote her lets move campaign. >>> this afternoon, president obama award the medal of honor to ty carter. he is being honored after running through a h
, first of all, made possible the louisiana purchase because that poll began was -- thatnapoleon was done with the empire as a result of the humiliating defeat. secondly, after haiti, after that revolution, the north atlantic slave trade was ended by britain and the united. and the last sort of breadth of that was the end of the civil war. one of the great story of history. >> host: this month on booktv in-depth program author and activist randall robinson. he's the author of five non-fiction books. here they are. what is transafrica? >> guest: transafrica is or the organization that i began in 1976 to galvanize african-american opinion on foreign policy issues. particularly issues that concern the black world. u.s. policy africa, the caribbean, and latin america. so transafrica, of course, of the organization that used instrumentality to galvanize american opposition to apartheid . for the set of sanctions that president reagan vetoed was overridden by republican controlled senate because of the work we did and the millions we organized to make a difference. that coupled with the great w
of them. he was from louisiana. he worked in the railroads for a while as a porter. when i met him, he was -- he had a water pump here and a little pecan tree, and he was cutting down the pecan tree to burn fire to keep himself warm. he was five-foot-five, sleeping on a little iron crate. the crate was too small for him, so he had a wooden beekeeper's box for his head. there were -- i'll looking inside, and there were veinna sausage cans, empty ones, that had had put in the corners to keep the place from falling. literally, chickens have a better roost than had did, and this is where he was living. he came, you know, we found him a half century later, and he was nervous, thought we were government workers here to maybe inspect the house, shut it down, whatever. i said, new york city we're -- i said, no, we're here to tell his story. we're standing in the old lake basin. it was the biggest body of fresh water west of the mississippi, 800 square miles of lake right here in the middle of california, and these cotton grower from the south, chased out by the bull weevil came west, and they
of them. he was from louisiana. he worked in a row boats for a while porter. when i met him, he had a little water pump year and a little pecan tree and he was cutting down the pecan tree to burn fire to keep himself warm. he was five-foot five site.iron crate. the iron crate was too small, so he had to beekeepers box for his head. i remember looking inside and there were vienna sausage cans, empty ones that he put in the credit saves to keep the place from falling. chickens have a better roost than he did. this is where he was living. we found and a half a century later and he was paribas. he thought we were government workers here to maybe inspect the house, shut it down, whatever. i told them no, we were here to tell his story. standing in the old to the relay could be said was the biggest body of freshwater west of the mississippi, 800 square miles right here in the middle of california. these cotton growers from the south were chased out by the bull weasel, came last and they claim this land, this blakely and. they took the rivers and dams them and shoved to the flow to places
louisiana is cut away. you can't get there anymore. so all their supplies, all the food and all the manpower is coming from the mississippi through the confederacy coming eastbound. it doesn't happen anymore. they can't cross the river. big union controls the river. the other thing is vicksburg is a rail hub. the railroad coming from the east stops at the river in vicksburg and from there it points west -- from points west that stops. now the union army controls the railroad and they cut it off. you can't underestimate the power of rivers and roberts during the civil war. they didn't have interstate highways. they didn't have trucks. these rivers and railroads and the union army by capturing vicksburg stops all of that and the whole part of the country. the other part of this is now the mississippi river is wide open for the union army to use and the union navy to use to transport material meant food equipment, so whatever they need and to the south trade it very definitely is the beginning to the end for the confederacy and a lot of people in the confederacy know this. that is the history l
situation in louisiana. >> a tragic ending there. finally ended this morning after the gunman was shot and killed by police. police say the 20-year-old took three hostages at a bank in rural louisiana tuesday afternoon. he released one of the women, but just before midnight police say he threatened to kill the remaining two hostages, and that's when police stormed the building. they say he then shot the hostages, killing one of them. police then shot and killed the gunman. no word this morning on the condition of the second victim. >>> officials now say there is little hope of finding any survivors inside the indian navy submarine that caught fire overnight in mumbai after some of its weapons exploded accidently. there were at least 18 sailors aboard the vessel. rescue divers have entered the subon the remote chance someone might be alive inside an air pocket. >>> the rodeo clown who wore a president obama mask during a performance at the missouri state fair has been banned for life. fair officials say they're also reviewing their contract with the company that ran the event. the incid
a quote now. zawahiri. >>> louisiana in a state of emergency after a toxic train derailment. governor bobby jen dal making the declaration three hours ago. three cars leaking hazardous chemicals are now plugged. but investigators are looking into what caused the derailment. they still don't know. >>> new reaction to a controversy over one democratic congressman's suggestion america is not broke, not at all, it's just, well, mismanaged by government. but his plan to fix the problem makes a whole lot of folks nervous. >> people like george soros, bill gates, warren buffet, jeffpjef jeffrey saks, gene baker and others have all said they support a transaction tax. so the bottom line is we're not broke. there's plenty of money, it's just the government doesn't have it. the government has a right-the government and the people of the united states have a right to run the programs of the united states. welfare, housing, all these things. >> the government just doesn't have your money. to critics, the congressman's proposed solution amounts to nothing than spreading the wealth around, the old
. north carolina, louisiana, arkansas, montana, alaska, all democrat incumbents and states where obamacare is very unpopular. >> so, why, why did democrats stick with the democrats on obamacare? wouldn't you expect to see some peeling away, some joining with the republicans to defund it and hold it up, delay it for a year? doesn't seem to be happening much. >> well, with the republicans having gone in what i regard as an extreme direction with funding. they've made the loyalty and politics is more than one issue in one day and the white house i'm sure said to those five democrats and others if you don't stay with me on this, don't come to us for campaign help. >> how do you see this going forward politically? we've got the exchanges up and running on october the 1st and more implementation in stages. how do you see-- look, i think it's going to be chaotic. what's the political impact of that? >> well, i think you're raising two questions, first, how will implementation go? and i think that's something time will tell. the indications with the exchanges, the individual mandate, obviously, su
't ride on the front of a bus until he was 26 or 27 years old. i'm from the deep south, louisiana. everything was segregated, and i have lived an integrated life. i think socially the nation has changed a lot, but a lot of my friends are people who really were at the near bottom of society, in jail, the war on drugs and all these different things that are donth,,,, female announcer: female announcer: when you see this truck, it means another neighbor is going to sleep better tonight because they went to sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic event. choose from a huge selection of tempur-pedic models, including the new tempur-choice with head-to-toe customization. plus, get 36 months interest-free financing, two free pillows, and free same-day delivery. are you next? announcer: but don't wait. sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic is ending soon. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ it's no longer days, >>> good morning, everyone. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your kpix 5 headlines. it's no longer days but hours until the bay bridge closes. after 8:00 tonight, no one wi
the mississippi river and how it affects louisiana along with natural subsidence and the issues of canals for oil and gas drilling and the of those nature. provided are has withe either to wetlands dunes and beaches and as we encroach on that, we are reducing the ability for mother nature to respond and be able to protect us and that increases our flood losses. hurricane result of sandy, more than 30,000 buildings in new york city were in a flood controlled area that is now -- that hasn't now more than doubled in the greater new york city area. guest: geography is geography. part of it is trying to understand better what the risk is. i would say that this is something that people sometimes fail to grasp. just because something was not in a flood zone or was 20 years ago, does not mean that it has not changed in that time frame. is development that occurs, sea level rise, because of a variety of different factors, a place that once had been not in the flood zone, may now be. if you have done other mitigation measures, you can actually move out of the flood zone. there is a community in florida tha
in louisiana at the time. to beduke -- happened teaching in louisiana at the time. david duke nearly became governor of our state. i decided i needed to get politically active to keep the kkk from taking over the state i live in. i became active with the national organization for women because of n.o.w.'s commitment to the intersection of racism, able-ism, homophobia, all of the ism's. they are intertwined. we have been talking to colleagues in the weeks and days leading up to this very luncheon. one of the things we talked of thes the four themes 50th anniversary march on washington. that would be freedom and jobs and peace and social justice. when you look at those issues and ask yourself, what is the impact on women of those things -- then you ask yourself, what is the impact on various communities of women? what is the impact on african- american women? what is the impact on immigrant women? what about latinas, and younger women, and older women? long time ago, a legal scholar she hadrothy roberts -- that phrase. ask the woman question. any issue you are talking about, ask the woman que
preparedness for the louisiana department of health and hospitals. that puts her smack in the middle of coordinating federal, state and local age is -- agencies and preparing for disasters of various types. she has a rich and varied background in health administration roles. she was around during the katrina days in louisiana and shy has been with the department more than 20 years. we're really pleased to have you with us today. >> make sure i've got this right. >> wait. more time. there you go. >> can you hear me? all right. well, good afternoon. i think i was one of the last panelists to be picked up on this very distinguished panel. so i thought, i would talk to you from what i know in terms of my strength is more in operations. usually i'm never at a loss for words. from an operations perspective. if you told me that, you told me the problem is katrina, dpus starve, rita, ike, the mississippi oil spill. recently tropical storm isaac last year. so some of the operation concerns that we have. if you said how will which evacuate half of our coastline in a 38-hour period i know who t
and warnings from texas into louisiana and arkansas. oklahoma city like 106 degrees. 110 in houston. new orleans like 106. it is beautiful here in the northeast with temperatures in the 70s, 80s through the ohio river valley. 90s interior sections of the pacific northwest and the hundreds extend into the southwest as well. a slight risk of strong storms into the central and upper mississippi river valleys. beautiful weather up in the west coast. 89 >>> 7:36. good tuesday morning to you. meteorologist christina loren. this is san jose. we have the same dark sky just about everywhere. overcast conditions for the first part of the day. we'll see a nice sunny finish. temperatures stay comfortable. 79 degrees on the way to livermore, 80 in fairfield, 77 concord and 74 degrees in beautiful redwood city for today. holding steady through thursday, then we'll crank the heat up come this weekend. hope you have a fantastic day. >>> don't forget any time you need that weather go to the weather channel or weather.com online, savannah. >>> all right. al, thank you so much. this morning on rossen repor
a retirement on capitol hill. there is a headline from a louisiana newspaper. representative alexander won't run for re-election. meeting might decide fate of obama-putin visit. secretary of state john kerry and defense secretary will meet with their counterparts on friday in washington to talk about a number of issues. they say at the top of the list are difficult questions that are sure to be the status of the meeting between mr. obama and mr. putin, which has been in doubt for weeks because of issues that include russia's refusal to return edward snowden united states to face charges of leaking national security secrets. that is a reporter from the new york times. a reporter from the washington post pokes fun. there is an editorial cartoon. putin is saying to edward snowden, here is a whistle you can blow whenever you see a gay person. there are stricter laws against homosexual people in russia. jonathan stray has written extensively about the issue of nsa surveillance for pro- publica. thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> you might have been listening in. we have had a couple
. louisiana, mississippi, what is happening in some of those states? >> that is an important point, one of the interesting demographic changes in america over the last 25 years. the expert we will hear from later. traditionally, immigrants have gone to the south, other than -- shunned the south, other than texas. that has been a problem. now, you are seeing dixie really attracting a lot of the immigrant states like north carolina. one of the states with the biggest percentage increase of immigration over the last 15 years has been georgia. it has become a high-growth state. people at, are immigrants more attracted to a state with high welfare benefits, or are they attracted to a state that has jobs? we look at some of the evidence, and what we found was, on balance, immigrants are much more likely to go to states with unemployment rates than they are to go to states with welfare. they are coming here because they want a job, not a welfare check. >> it makes logical sense. if you are to leave your country and make out somewhere new -- >> there are so many people on the other side of the
the haitian revolution, first of all, made possible in louisiana purchase because napoleon was done with it as a result of that humiliating defeat. secondedly, after haiti, after that revolution the north atlantic slave trade was ended by britain and the united states. and the last sort of breadth of that was the end of the civil war. americans know nothing about the story. we owe so much to those haitians, exslaves who defeated four of the most powerful army of the government in well twelve and a half year war. one of the great story in history. >> host: this month on booktv's in-depth program, author and activist randall robinson. he is the author of five non-fiction books. here they are. beginning in 1998. mr. robinson wrote "defending the spirit." finally an unbrokenning a any haiti from revolution to the kidnapping of a president. 202 is the area code if you like to dial in and participate in the conversation. you can contact us via e-mail booktv@c-span.org. or social media. you can make a comment on facebook.com/booktv. or send us a tweet@booktv is the twitter han dahl. what i
and german flak batteries. >> host: of world war ii veteran living in lafayette, louisiana. you're on book tv with author rick atkinson. >> caller: they misquoted you. i'm not a veteran of that war, but i wanted to pay tribute, if i could, to some dear friends of mine who are gone now his name is go down in history. they were very -- my engineer was one of the 802nd and 101st airborne paratroopers that was at normandie. on never forget the tears in his eyes when he said, yes, our nation was to take the guns. i lost about 100 of my friends doing so, and there were not even there. then he went to market garden where he was not mortally wounded because she lived through it, but seriously wounded in taking a bridge, the last bridge. and my uncle who was in patton's army throughout the campaign and lived through it and left his general but said this of his soldiers. we have a serious problem with people shooting themselves in the foot. he was actually incensed about it. that's why he slapped the man. he loved his general. he said a lot of our boys died, but not because we weren't fighting. >> host
-- and down the road. i have a lifetime of experience. so i know how important that is. >>> louisiana deputies say an 8-year-old boy shot and killed his 87-year-old babysitter. not by accident as the boy first explained it but with intent. the victim according to affiliate wbrz is the boy's grandmother. the shooting happened thursday. the sheriff says the boy intentionally shot the woman in the back of the head as she sat in her living room. still he won't be charged because the state law exempts kids younger than 10 from criminal responsibility. the motive here, deputies don't know, but sheriff's officials say the boy was playing this at the time. >> welcome to america. >> stop shooting people you maniac! >> he was playing that just minutes before he fired the gun. grand theft auto 4 is rated mature, meaning for players who are 17 years and older. and so i'm going to turn now to clinical psychologist david swanson. david, this is drawing a lot of speculation that there is a connection here. do you think it's possible for the video game to have caused or contributed to the boy shooting his car
don't know if you guys are fans of "true blood" on hbo. really hot people in louisiana that turn out to be vampires and werewolves. joe manganiello plays the hot werewolf. >> it's a long, strange story. i'll tell you on the way. >> clearly, that guy is very talented there. a very talented trained actor. he has a bfa from carnegie melon. get it out because i have good jokes coming up. joe manganiello classically tra trained and he says while he likes "true blood" he wants more. he says this, he says, running shirtless in the woods pays the bills, but it's only a sliver of what i do. he continues, "sometimes all i'm being asked to do is rip my shirt off and growl." so, joe manganiello you win the "man, do i know how you feel award." nuothing worse than being asked to rip your shirt off and growl. actually, just once i want to be asked to rip my shirt off and growl. >> i want you to know, i'm not laughing. the other two are. >> you're laughing at what. the concept to you is laughable? >> no, laughing with you and you'll get your chance, my friend. when fabio makes his way to "new day" t
, louisiana. this sinkhole has been expanding for over a year. officials think it was caused by the drilling of a well into an underground salt mine. it's shocking to watch this happen just before your eyes and after a while it's like nothing happened. >> you're sure it wasn't a gator. >> sure it wasn't a gator-nado. >> i've watched "swamp people." >> we will have an investigation. >> shoot 'em, shoot 'em! i watch large amounts of reality shows. >> we need an intervention. indra, kate? >> believe me this is the least of my problems. >> no kidding. indra is keeping track of the latest forecast for us. >> good morning. i have good news for everyone in the midwest and northeast. it's going to take a little bit to get there but we're talking about a cold front making its way through the area today, ohio valley and into the mid-atlantic but this is good news because the cold front means cold temperatures behind it and we're going to be talking about sunshine, not today, the rain is today but tomorrow look at the beautiful weather expected to spread into the mid-atlantic so for the weekend 70s and
california or new york but louisiana, mississippi. >> that is the important point the interesting immigration graphic you would hear from the experts later but traditionally immigrants have shunned the south of man has been a problem that now use the dixie's like north carolina wednesday with the biggest percentage increase is georgia. that has become the high-growth state to the point where people ask our immigrants more attracted to a state with high welfare benefits or to the state that has jobs? what we have found is on balance democrats are more likely to go to low unemployment rates than with high welfare benefits which is the important timing because people are coming here because they want a job the. >> and it does make sense if you leave your country. >> it does make sense but there is so many people on the other side of this issue that the immigrants come here for welfare. some do but the vast majority do not. >> a very important point. >> so now with the international experts the author of a chapter of the bush institutes solutions looking at growth and immigration and evidence she
the 1990s. i happened to be teaching in louisiana at the time, and david duke, anybody remember him? nearly became governor of the state, and my daughter was six months old, and i decided to get active in the community to stop the kkk/nazis from taking over the state i was living in. i became active then with the national organization for women because the commit to the sexism, racism, home phobia, racism, all the isms, connect the dots. they are intertwined, cannot be pulled apart. i've. talking to -- we have been talking to colleagues in the weeks and days leading up to this very lunchon, and one of the things we talked about is the four themes of the 50th anniversary march on washington, and that would be freedom and jobs and peace and social justice. when you look at those issues and ask yourself, gosh, what is the impact on women of those things, and then you ask you're, huh, what is the impact on various communities of women, what is the impact on african-american women; what is the impact on immigrant women, latinas; what about younger women; what about older women? if we ask the que
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